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naval chaplain.

Robert Dubois Workman, American naval chaplain. Member Military Order World War (New York chapter), Sigma Chi, National Sojourners.; Mason.

Background

Workman, Robert Dubois was born on June 7, 1885 in Zanesville, Ohio, United States. Son of Review David R. and Sarah Gibson (McCullough) Workman.

Education

Student Pennsylvania State College, 1903-1904, College of Wooster, 1909-1912. Princeton Theological Seminary, 1912-1915. Honorary Doctor of Divinity, College of Wooster, 1938.

Career

Appointed chaplain with rank of Lieutenant, junior grade, United States Navy, 1915. Lieutenant, 1920-1924. Lieutenant-commander, 1924.

Captain 1924; chief of naval chaplains since 1937. Served in ships and stations throughout United States and abroad. Rear admiral, March 1945.

Membership

Member Military Order World War (New York chapter), Sigma Chi, National Sojourners.

Connections

Married Elisabeth Margaret Stewart, January 3, 1916. Children: Elisabeth Jean, Patricia.

father:
Review David R. Workman

mother:
Sarah Gibson (McCullough) Workman

spouse:
Elisabeth Margaret Stewart

children:
Elisabeth Jean Workman

Patricia Workman